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Join our competition and we’ll help you fast track your green business idea. You’ll learn how to get it funded and launched. Worldwide.

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Learn all you can on how to successfully start your green business. ClimateLaunchpad kicks off with an intensive Boot Camp & follow-up coaching sessions.

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Battle your way to success during National Competitions, Regional Finals and the Global Grand Final. Convince our jury and you’ll convince any client or investor.

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Yep, of course there is prize money for the top three Global Grand Final winners. The real prize? The top-10 moves on to the renowned Climate-KIC Accelerator.

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Rens

In 2017 a chance encounter in a Starbucks between two expat sneakerheads quickly turns into a discussion on fashion and its impact on the environment. An idea is formed: make the perfect sustainable sneaker.

Why women rock Pakistan’s cleantech sector

When our founder Frans Nauta recently returned from leading our Boot Camp in Karachi, Pakistan, he reported: “It was quite something: great entrepreneurs, great atmosphere. And great participation by female founders. Over 50% of participants were women, and they totally rocked.” We decided we needed to find out more about this. Participation by female founders… Read more »

Iron Roots

2017 Finalist Iron Roots is definitely on a roll. What they do? They found a way to run all plastics out of sports apparel. In 2018 they opened up their own online store and their products are also for sale in several (physical) stores.

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